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Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-04-2017, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By krw5927
Update: Gemini PFD is SOLD. Thanks, all!

Update: Gemini PFD is SOLD. Thanks, all!
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 12-04-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By krw5927
Several responses indicating interest, but for...

Several responses indicating interest, but for now still available....
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 12-01-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,286
Posted By krw5927
It's there in post #10, by the OP:

It's there in post #10, by the OP:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By krw5927
Yes it is.

Yes it is.
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-30-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By krw5927
Is $800 too high? How about offers?

Is $800 too high? How about offers?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-30-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 640
Posted By krw5927
Be nice, Bob. :rolleyes:

Be nice, Bob. :rolleyes:
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-28-2017, 09:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 833
Posted By krw5927
FS: Trutrak Gemini PFD

https://trutrakflightsystems.com/collections/products/products/gemini-pfd

Great condition, new in 2015 with about 300 hours of flawless operation. The Gemini makes a great IFR backup instrument, or...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-28-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 263
Posted By krw5927
FAA website is THE authoritative...

FAA website is THE authoritative source.

https://www.faa.gov/regulations_policies/airworthiness_directives/

To make things a little easier, just below the box that says, "Comments or Suggestions?",...
Forum: Temp / Test / Misc. (posts deleted after 2 weeks) 11-28-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,069
Posted By krw5927
Since you asked...

My advice, definitely do not buy an EFIS yet. You never know what life may or may not bring before you're ready to button up the plane. Electronics are changing daily. Buy at the very last...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-27-2017, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By krw5927
Just to close the loop, I installed the G5 this...

Just to close the loop, I installed the G5 this weekend, with the MapMX line from the Garmin GNS480. Everything works just as Steve said - it provides lateral deviation from the GNS480 course on the...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 11-27-2017, 09:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,795
Posted By krw5927
The holes for these bolts go completely through...

The holes for these bolts go completely through to the interior of the accessory case. Teflon tape in general has been discussed a lot on here and generally concluded to be a huge no-no on aircraft....
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-21-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By krw5927
Hey thanks Steve! Just what I was looking...

Hey thanks Steve! Just what I was looking for!

OK so lateral guidance on the HSI page from the GNS480 GPS flight plan, and assuming nothing from the VOR side of the GNS480. No vertical...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-21-2017, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By krw5927
Thanks, Dan. Perhaps that's the case, and if so...

Thanks, Dan. Perhaps that's the case, and if so I wonder if I'll also get glidepath/glideslope.

Other thoughts are that to get all that functionality usually requires an ARINC interface, which I...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-20-2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By krw5927
Nobody? Any idea what the MapMX line does for...

Nobody? Any idea what the MapMX line does for the G5, versus just installing it with nothing but pitot, static, power, and ground?
Forum: Glass Cockpit 11-20-2017, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By krw5927
Garmin G5 MapMx with GNS480

Garmin gurus: I just purchased a G5 to replace a Trutrak Gemini PFD as a backup to my "other manufacturer" primary EFIS. Currently my GNS480 has a standard connection to my primary EFIS via ARINC...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-17-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,185
Posted By krw5927
No! Don't do it!! :eek: Sounds like you need a...

No! Don't do it!! :eek:

Sounds like you need a motivation ride! Let's go!!
Forum: COMM 11-16-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,527
Posted By krw5927
In the document Paul linked. It lists 122.750 as...

In the document Paul linked. It lists 122.750 as "Fixed wing aircraft - Air-to-Air". Does that mean air-to-ground is not within the scope of permitted use?
Forum: COMM 11-15-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,527
Posted By krw5927
Hmmm, dang. In that case, I guess the OP can't...

Hmmm, dang. In that case, I guess the OP can't talk to his father unless he's in a chase plane so that they can talk on the air-to-air frequency?
Forum: COMM 11-15-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,527
Posted By krw5927
To me, the answer is in the document Paul linked....

To me, the answer is in the document Paul linked. Your operating limitations prescribed by the FAA, if like mine, specifically refer to Phase 1 as "flight testing". Therefore, certainly I'd think...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 11-14-2017, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,722
Posted By krw5927
Not an easy answer...

According to the document linked below, installing a driven rivet produces a local area of residual compressive stress in the material surrounding the rivet, resulting in improved fatigue life for...
Forum: Tools 11-14-2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 760
Posted By krw5927
Yard store dimple dies worked fine for me, and...

Yard store dimple dies worked fine for me, and that's what the majority of my plane was built with - until I borrowed a buddy's Cleaveland dies. There was a noticeable difference in resulting dimple...
Forum: VAF Classifieds (posts in here deleted after 30 days) 11-12-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By krw5927
Surprised nobody's jumped on this yet. I'll take...

Surprised nobody's jumped on this yet. I'll take it!
Forum: ADS-B 11-10-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,474
Posted By krw5927
Next?

A bandsaw could turn it into a nice pair of wheel chocks for your hangar.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-09-2017, 09:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By krw5927
You'll be very happy with the CDI torque wrench...

You'll be very happy with the CDI torque wrench that you ordered. One alternative to a dial type is the beam torque wrench. Also direct indicating and very inexpensive, though again not suitable...
Forum: Electrical Systems 10-24-2017, 01:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,363
Posted By krw5927
What an interesting blanket statement,...

What an interesting blanket statement, considering the input voltage range labeled on the Whelen unit attached immediately afterward.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-22-2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 921
Posted By krw5927
I'm not being snarky - it really does sound like...

I'm not being snarky - it really does sound like you know what you're talking about and have the experience to back it up. But those of us who don't, simply follow what Vans says - which is that IPA...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-17-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,763
Posted By krw5927
With that kind of customer service I would run...

With that kind of customer service I would run (not walk) to B&C.
http://www.bandc.aero/lycomingstarter12v122ringgearteethstcpma-1-1.aspx
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-13-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,177
Posted By krw5927
The current Pmag manual (v LC114.28) has this to...

The current Pmag manual (v LC114.28) has this to say regarding the pin 1 ground wire:

"Note: You cannot rely on the ignition’s mechanical attachment to the engine to provide ground. Aluminum...
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-11-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,177
Posted By krw5927
Is this entirely true, considering the apparently...

Is this entirely true, considering the apparently critical external wire connection to engine ground?
Forum: Electronic Ignition Systems 10-11-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,177
Posted By krw5927
...many of which are deleted by mods, especially...

...many of which are deleted by mods, especially when the report discusses a failure of a forum advertiser's product.


Why would someone who has not had an issue have any cause to complain? :p We...
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-25-2017, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 532
Posted By krw5927
I don't believe this unit was made by Advanced...

I don't believe this unit was made by Advanced Avionics (now owned by Dynon). Another thread seems to indicate it might be a simple flap relay. If true, any number vendors sell a similar relay...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-25-2017, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,544
Posted By krw5927
Upgrade kit 199-93 comes with thicker discs, part...

Upgrade kit 199-93 comes with thicker discs, part number 164-09900. These are thicker than stock and provide the benefits DanH mentioned above, not necessarily any advantage of one brand over...
Forum: RV-9/9A 09-25-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,544
Posted By krw5927
Having just performed this myself before Oshkosh,...

Having just performed this myself before Oshkosh, I agree also!
Forum: Electrical Systems 09-14-2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,181
Posted By krw5927
Mitch is spot on. I don't have an alternator...

Mitch is spot on. I don't have an alternator field switch for my primary nor my backup B&C alternator. Both are protected instead by pullable breakers on the panel in case all electrons need to be...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-14-2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,093
Posted By krw5927
Definitely appreciate this about my Vetterman...

Definitely appreciate this about my Vetterman mufflers. In the winter, anyways. Perhaps it's time to call Vetterman and get a set of lower pipes without mufflers to swap to during summer when the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 09-11-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,050
Posted By krw5927
For $20 you could plug the hole with a Dynon oil...

For $20 you could plug the hole with a Dynon oil temperature sender and have a hot spare.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 09-06-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 244
Posted By krw5927
WTB: Low Pressure Fuel Pump

Looking for a new or newer 15472 low pressure fuel pump. Lycoming or Tempest. Must be new or good condition ready to install. PM or reply with details and asking price.
Forum: Safety 09-05-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 50,357
Posted By krw5927
Wichita, KS

Wichita, KS is far by many standards, but my wife and I would be happy to provide a couple rooms in our house and meals to ride out the storm. Unfortunately I don't have any extra hangar space to...
Forum: Fuel Injection Systems 08-29-2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 299
Posted By krw5927
Precision just did a no-cost swap of my buddy's...

Precision just did a no-cost swap of my buddy's straight arm for one of the offset arms. Of course the unit was unused and he paid shipping, but it's been years since he purchased his engine. In my...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-27-2017, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 832
Posted By krw5927
Did Dan switch places with his long lost brother...

Did Dan switch places with his long lost brother Kevin? :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-22-2017, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,494
Posted By krw5927
Presumably to be able to disconnect and service...

Presumably to be able to disconnect and service the filter at annual without all the fuel draining out of the tank. A shutoff between the tank and filter would allow that.

I have filters in wing...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-18-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By krw5927
At the risk of being yet another post that...

At the risk of being yet another post that doesn't directly address the OP's question, I'll submit that the shoulder harnesses on the UTV line do not appear to come to a single point for mounting to...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-16-2017, 12:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 976
Posted By krw5927
Send your money to Stein.

Send your money to Stein.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 08-16-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,530
Posted By krw5927
From the way the new parent company appears to be...

From the way the new parent company appears to be handling warranty claims on their all-too-often failing products, the last thing I'd do is throw good money after bad installing another one.

I know...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-11-2017, 04:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,932
Posted By krw5927
Wanna send me that worn out slick mag? :D

Wanna send me that worn out slick mag? :D
Forum: Trip Write-ups 08-10-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 105,307
Posted By krw5927
Popcorn popped. Can't wait to read the adventures...

Popcorn popped. Can't wait to read the adventures that are about to be shared!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-10-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 644
Posted By krw5927
I have Crow belts, with the rotary latch, 2"...

I have Crow belts, with the rotary latch, 2" webbing, and shoulder pads. Love everything about them. Of course, I fly an RV9A so no upside-down.
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-09-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By krw5927
For those of you who replaced a pump for this...

For those of you who replaced a pump for this issue or another, and the problem of oil drips went away: what brand was leak-free for you?

Naturally I'm a little shy to order another Tempest since...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-09-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By krw5927
Interesting - this seems to imply that the air...

Interesting - this seems to imply that the air flow local to the breather exit (very near the left exhaust on mine) may be forward and slightly upward toward the fuel pump. I had never considered...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-09-2017, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By krw5927
Fuel Pump Leaking Oil?

Each time I remove the cowling on my RV9A, I notice that the top diaphragm of the low pressure mechanical fuel pump has a bead of oil around it. Also, a few of the bolt heads on the bottom of the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 08-05-2017, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,213
Posted By krw5927
Mine's in the same place as Bruce's - D cylinder...

Mine's in the same place as Bruce's - D cylinder on the passenger side flap arm cover. It's no problem at all to reach to turn on/off in flight.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 08-02-2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By krw5927
You'll find the price by searching for "WD-1030"...

You'll find the price by searching for "WD-1030" here:
https://www.vansaircraft.com/cgi-bin/store.cgi?&action=search
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-21-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By krw5927
I have a D cylinder with CGA-540 valve mounted...

I have a D cylinder with CGA-540 valve mounted there in my 9A. I also do have a couple 870 E cylinders but they are pretty tall. It might fit but it was much taller than I would like so I ordered...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-18-2017, 07:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,236
Posted By krw5927
Does anyone know what the root cause of the...

Does anyone know what the root cause of the problem is? Are other manufacturers' rods potentially affected? Needing some RCCA analysis here...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-13-2017, 09:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,371
Posted By krw5927
Jerry, is there anything you need a few people to...

Jerry, is there anything you need a few people to bring? I know last year the electric outlets were in high demand for USB chargers and such - should a few of us mule some power strips? Anything...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-10-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,286
Posted By krw5927
Congrats Sid! Nice upgrades to both you and...

Congrats Sid! Nice upgrades to both you and KELLI GIRL!
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-09-2017, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 483
Posted By krw5927
There is no way I would trust my mixture to cut...

There is no way I would trust my mixture to cut threads. The factory threads are rolled which provides much greater fatigue life (virtually unlimited in this application).

ACS will make you a...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-07-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 947
Posted By krw5927
I'm just hoping for another cookie from Cookie...

I'm just hoping for another cookie from Cookie this year. :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-05-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 568
Posted By krw5927
My ECI Titan O-340 engine came fitted with a B&C...

My ECI Titan O-340 engine came fitted with a B&C angled oil filter adapter. Only knew it was a B&C brand once I removed it from the engine, as it was partmarked with an "AEL" part number on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-23-2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,489
Posted By krw5927
I'm in. I have a transfill setup in my hangar at...

I'm in. I have a transfill setup in my hangar at 3AU, Augusta KS, right outside Wichita. Stop in anywhere in the Wichita area for a free RV hotel, free dinner, free beer, and free O2 fill...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-22-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,816
Posted By krw5927
No, you don't really need WAAS in a GPS navigator...

No, you don't really need WAAS in a GPS navigator for it to be useful. You DO need WAAS if you want to get the lower approach minima of LP and LPV approaches, and to my knowledge the non-WAAS...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-22-2017, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By krw5927
If the music input jack is grounded to the...

If the music input jack is grounded to the airframe, often times this introduces a ground loop that creates problems similar to what you're hearing. Try isolating the input jack from the airframe...
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